The People's Food Co-op is more than your average grocery store.  It is a place to learn, gather, and have fun. Check out all these great events...


Monday
Feb012016

February Cooking Class Schedule

Cooking Class Coordinator Kelly ZajacJoin Kelly Zajac, our cooking class coordinator, for a February full of food fun!

 

     

  • Raw with LoveSaturday, February 13, 6:30-8pm
    Instructor: Sara Kozminske

 

Tuesday
Feb092016

Cooking Class: Homebrewing Beer

UPDATE: THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED

WHEN: Tuesday, February 9, 6:30-8pm

 

WHERE: Can-Do Kitchen
511 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

 

WHAT: Want to try brewing your own beer at home but you're overwhelmed by all the information? Kevin Tibbs of Tibb's Brewing Company will show you how to get started! Kevin is a local brewer who started by brewing in his home garage, and will show you all the ins and outs, equipment, and ingredients. Plus, you'll get to taste some samples! See the full February cooking class lineup here.

 

Our cooking classes are designed to help you cook healthy, sustainable food for you and your family while keeping a close eye on budget. All classes are $25 per adult, kids 12-17 come free with adult. And come hungry! In our classes, you’ll always eat well. Space is limited, so please sign up today with a friendly PFC cashier.

Saturday
Feb132016

Cooking Class: Raw with Love

UPDATE: THIS CLASS IS FULL!

 

WHEN: Saturday, February 13, 6:30-8pm

 

WHERE: Can-Do Kitchen
511 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

 

WHAT: Back by popular demand, bring your sweetie to our Valentine's Day cooking class with chef Sara Koz! Preparing healthy food is one of the best ways to show love, and raw foods are a great option, whether you're treating someone else or yourself. Join us to learn several raw foods dishes, all served up with a healthy side of love. See the full February cooking class lineup here.

 

Our cooking classes are designed to help you cook healthy, sustainable food for you and your family while keeping a close eye on budget. All classes are $25 per adult, kids 12-17 come free with adult. And come hungry! In our classes, you’ll always eat well. Space is limited, so please sign up today with a friendly PFC cashier.

Monday
Feb152016

Owner Orientation

WHEN: Monday, February 15, from 7:30pm until 8:30pm 

 

WHERE: The People's Food Co-op

507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: Perhaps you are a PFC owner, but you're not really sure what that means? Maybe you just became an owner and want an introduction to the store? Join us for one of our monthly owner orientations! Gain a better understanding about Co-op ownership, learn more about your Co-op, and meet other PFC owners and staff. If you are interested in joining us, please RSVP with our Volunteer Coordinator.

Monday
Feb152016

Volunteer Orientation

WHEN: Monday, February 15, from 7:30pm until 8:30pm 

 

WHERE: The People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: Volunteers are what make co-ops great, and we believe we've got some of the best volunteers in the country!  If you've applied to volunteer at People's, you'll first need to attend an orientation session, where we'll make sure you have everything you need to join our all-star team.  Please RSVP with our volunteer coordinator today!

To learn more about becoming a volunteer, check out our Help Out page.  

Tuesday
Feb162016

Cooking Class: Fermented Fruits & Veggies

WHEN: Tuesday, February 16, 6:30-8pm

 

WHERE: Can-Do Kitchen
511 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

 

WHAT: Join instructor and fermentation superhero Heather Colburn to learn why and how to ferment your own fruits and vegetables. Fermented foods are an easy and healthful addition to your daily diet, providing your body with lots of probiotics and other good stuff. You'll learn all the secrets, tips, and tricks, and then will get to taste a variety of fermented foods. See the full February cooking class lineup here.

 

Our cooking classes are designed to help you cook healthy, sustainable food for you and your family while keeping a close eye on budget. All classes are $25 per adult, kids 12-17 come free with adult. And come hungry! In our classes, you’ll always eat well. Space is limited, so please sign up today with a friendly PFC cashier.

Saturday
Feb202016

Owner Appreciation Days: Co+op Basics!

WHEN: Saturday, February 20 - Monday, February 29

 

WHERE: People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: This OAD, we're proud to announce Co+op Basics, a new program guaranteed to make healthy food more affordable. You'll find over 100 staple items at low prices - it's not a sale, these prices stay low EVERY DAY! Look for the purple Basics signs in every department across the store.

And as always, Co-op Owners enjoy extra Owner Specials during OAD, as well as receiving 10% off (non-sale items) of one order during the period.

 

 Are you or someone you love not yet a Co-op owner? Stop in the store to sign up yourself, or pick up an ownership form for a friend or family member! More information about ownership here.

Friday
Feb262016

Pizza Farm Hot Bar Takeover!

WHEN: Friday, February 26 from 5-8pm

 

WHERE: People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

 

WHAT: Back by popular demand, Kalamazoo startup food business Pizza Farm takes over our Hot Bar on fourth Fridays (2/26, 3/25, 4/22, and 5/27). Grab a slice or take a pie home for the family! 

 

You might have seen Pizza Farm at Kalamazoo Farmers' Market this summer. Their cheese and veggies pizzas will knock your socks off, believe us! Vegan option available upon request.

 

 

Monday
Mar072016

PFC Board Meeting

WHEN: Monday, March 7 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm 

 

WHERE: 525 E. Kalamazoo Ave, our office building

 

WHAT: Join our Board of Directors and participate in the governance of your Co-op! 

 

The Board normally meets the first Monday of each month. Our meetings are open to the public and all owners and community members are encouraged to attend. For more information visit the Board of Directors page.